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Andrew Finn Magill with Alan Murray
The Burren Backroom
Somerville, MA
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Date
Oct 17, 2018 7:30 PM



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General $23.00 ($24.80 w/service fee)
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Andrew Finn Magill with Alan Murray
Andrew Finn the Fiddler Magill has straddled the line of fiddler and violinist for the better part of his thirty years. Raised in an Irish musical household in Asheville, North Carolina he grew up studying with many of the best traditional American and Irish fiddlers at The Swannanoa Gathering music workshops. At age 18 his debut record Drive & Lift was featured on NPR and ten years later, Magill released his 2016 double-disc concept album Roots and Branches debuting at #46 on the Folk DJ charts. Writes grammy-winner Tim OBrien:

He has learned from and now plays with the best in the genre. On Branches you can hear a new musical voice emerging. Im gonna keep listening for Finn Magill.

He is joined by another multi instrumentalist and world-wide respected Alan Murray from Scotland but recently moved to the Boston area.  



The Burren Backroom series is now well established as one of the most sought-after boutique series of trad presentation in the world.  It has already created already dozens of memorable, intimate, informal presentations held in a truly atmospheric space which was founded by well-known traditional musicians Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello in Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts.  

Hosted by Brian O'Donovan of A Celtic Sojourn on WGBH radio, these gatherings feature core performers from many aspects of traditional music as well as special guests, and conversations around the music.  As is the custom of the Burren, it is anticipated informal and dynamic post concert sessions will be a feature.

Tickets are $23 in advance, with a $5 discount for WGBH Members.  If you are a member, send an e-mail to celtic@wgbh.org and we will send you the code.

Seating is VERY limited and these events have been selling out, so get your tickets today!

Location

The Burren Backroom (View)
247 Elm Street, Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144
United States


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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: Burren Backroom Series
On BPT Since: Aug 05, 2011
 
Burren Staff
(617) 776-6896
celtic@wgbh.org
burren.com
 

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